Experience

Relocating overseas with a baby
Relocating overseas with a baby May 24, 2013 (4 votes, average: 4.25 out of 5)

Moving house, whether it is to a neighbouring suburb or across town, is a pretty big undertaking for anybody. When you have a little one whose idea of helping with the packing is to empty every box they can get ... Read More »

Flying with baby
Flying with baby May 24, 2013 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

There are many things to complain about when flying interstate or overseas, especially when couped up in economy class. And everyone has heard a story of the nightmare flight where a baby is crying the entire time. But consider for ... Read More »

Family life and work: How one career woman found a balance
Family life and work: How one career woman found a balance May 12, 2013 (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Getting the mix of work and family just right requires an expert juggling act from any parent. This juggling act can become even trickier when you throw in long hours, demanding conditions and shift work. Someone who knows a lot ... Read More »

Nursing strike: Babies behind picket lines
Nursing strike: Babies behind picket lines March 7, 2013 (4 votes, average: 4.75 out of 5)

When a baby goes on strike it is not about pay and conditions but the delivery of meals; more specifically it’s about breakfast, lunch and dinner and the breasts that deliver them. But negotiating the way out of a nursing ... Read More »

Sex after childbirth: Julia’s journey to rekindling her sex drive
Sex after childbirth: Julia’s journey to rekindling her sex drive February 3, 2013 (8 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

There seems to be a lot of mystery and misinformation around the subject of sex after childbirth. It’s interesting that many people are happy to talk about childbirth the same way many people will cheerfully enlighten you on the details ... Read More »

Work and family life: Finding the right balance
Work and family life: Finding the right balance January 27, 2013 (7 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

One of the biggest challenges currently facing young families is finding that elusive balance between work and family life. Achieving a good work life balance is difficult. Parents realise the first few years of their children’s life are special and ... Read More »

Balancing work and family life: Natasha’s young family battles for balance
Balancing work and family life: Natasha’s young family battles for balance January 27, 2013 (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

When starting a new family it is helpful to have a secure and steady income to rely on to cover all the expenses of daily life. But not all pregnancies wait until you’re financially ready. Sometimes they surprise you and ... Read More »

Balancing work and family life: Liz shows us how she does it
Balancing work and family life: Liz shows us how she does it January 16, 2013 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New baby is coming Before Liz became a mother she had a very organised and busy life. The prospect of losing that lifestyle was very worrying for Liz and she did her best to avoid thinking about it. But as ... Read More »

Stay at home dad: Toby made the switch and couldn’t be happier
Stay at home dad: Toby made the switch and couldn’t be happier December 19, 2012 (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The number of families that are choosing to adopt less traditional gender and parenting roles is on the increase. It’s a theme that has caught the eye of the media recently with shows like House Husbands exploring the changing gender ... Read More »

Amniocentesis: Sarah tests her foetus’s DNA
Amniocentesis: Sarah tests her foetus’s DNA December 17, 2012 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

An amniocentesis is an investigation that pregnant women can do as part of genetic screening to check for abnormalities in a foetus’ DNA. This way, if the baby is discovered to have a severe disability, parents can choose whether they ... Read More »







 
 
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